Partner, Commercial & Regulatory Law
- 0118 951 6826
Qualified as a solicitor: 1999
She advises on all aspects of commercial and regulatory law and is also experienced in handling commercial disputes. This includes the ability to advise on the project management of commercial transactions, including risk identification and allocation, negotiation, drafting and advising on appropriate documentation.
Debbie has particular expertise in intellectual property and advertising, marketing and brand protection, including advising on legal issues around copy and the defence of current campaigns.
In addition, she can provide advice in relation to regulatory and compliance matters, including online trading, GDPR and data protection and anti-bribery and offer bespoke training on business regulation and compliance.
Debbie frequently deals with regulators on behalf of clients, such as the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and the Charity Commission.
She trained at the firm, becoming a partner in 2006, and is also responsible for managing the firm's programme for trainee solicitors.
Debbie was previously a guest Editor of the Journal of Data Protection and Privacy, published by Henley Business School, and has produced articles for legal guide Lexis Nexis. She is recommended for her expertise in The Legal 500.
Member, Society for Computers and Law
Member, The Law Society
Leeds Metropolitan University, CPE and LPC
University of Leeds, BA (Hons) History
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Recommended, The Legal 500